Several people got a surprise when they were pulled over by West Virginia State Police troopers: Instead of a ticket, they got a $100 bill.
Spaniards who bought lottery tickets in an upper middle class Madrid neighborhood hit the jackpot on Monday, cracking open bottles of champagne on the streets as they celebrated winning $490,000 payoffs from a $3 billion pot of cash.
The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season.
Police say an elf on the sauce is facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey.
On her wooded property outside of Soldotna, Jill Erickson had a hill which, until recently, she had never been to the top of.
A Salvation Army spokesman says someone has dropped a gold tooth into a holiday collection kettle.
Police in northern Wyoming say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man.
Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a Florida Walmart store so his friend could steal toys.
A Berlin coffee business found stimulants it didn't expect in a shipment of unroasted coffee from Brazil: 33 kilos (nearly 73 pounds) of cocaine.
Movember has come and gone but its spirit lives on in "Decembeard".
Johns Hopkins University mistakenly sent nearly 300 applicants welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred, and now the school has issued an apology.
These clothing designers have to think about pattern, fabric and fit — as well as where to put the poo bags.
Police in New Hampshire say they have collared the humans responsible for snatching 13 puppies from a New Hampshire pet store in a smash-and-grab dognapping.
A generous mystery man has made the holiday season a little brighter for employees of two Massachusetts coffee shops.
The Salvation Army in Boston says a former bell ringer has offered to pay $21,000 for two rings that a widow dropped into a red donation kettle in hopes they'd be sold to buy toys for poor children.